Immigration Updates from Catholic Migration Services

We are doing our best to keep people informed of federal immigration policy changes. The office of Catholic Migration Services (CMS), a subsidiary of Catholic Charities Brooklyn/Queens, has prepared helpful information for knowing your immigration options. This information is being provided in order to help explain new executive orders and activities by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

NEW In April 2018 the federal district court of the District of Columbia ruled that until the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) can better explain its reasoning for canceling the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, DACA will continue and DHS will be forced to accept new applications.

Read the full CMS release and update on TPS for Nepal citizens (pdf)


For additional  information on immigration legal assistance, call the CMS office at 718-236-3000, or the Queens office at 347-472-3500, or visit their website: CMS also offers training programs and naturalization workshops periodically in various churches and community centers in Brooklyn and Queens.

PAST CMS UPDATES (most pdf files):